Family Ties (1982–1989)
7.3/10
52

Paper Chase 

With just four weeks to graduation, Mallory is in danger of flunking history and not getting her diploma, stunning her parents. Needing a "B" on the final exam, she realizes that her future... See full summary »

Director:

Sam Weisman

Writers:

Gary David Goldberg (created by), Susan Borowitz

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Meredith Baxter ... Elyse Keaton (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
Michael Gross ... Steven Keaton
Michael J. Fox ... Alex P. Keaton
Justine Bateman ... Mallory Keaton
Tina Yothers ... Jennifer Keaton
Marc Price ... Irwin 'Skippy' Handelman
Tracy Pollan ... Ellen Reed
Scott Valentine ... Nick Moore
Gracie Harrison Gracie Harrison ... Mrs. Hillman
Terry Wills Terry Wills ... Dr. Schulte
Willie Garson ... Walter
Edit

Storyline

With just four weeks to graduation, Mallory is in danger of flunking history and not getting her diploma, stunning her parents. Needing a "B" on the final exam, she realizes that her future is on the line as she buckles down and studies for her exam. Meanwhile, Steven and Alex agonize over mementos from the attic that Elyse wants to discard. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1986 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The title is based on the legal drama The Paper Chase (1973). See more »

Goofs

Skippy is sitting next to Mallory in class. However, in Season 1, he helps decorate and attends the prom alongside Alex who is two grades ahead of his sister. See more »

Connections

References The Paper Chase (1973) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed